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SOB, SOB and Homegoing: Black Representation and Identity in African and African American Art

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Language Arts And English +11 Age Levels High School (16 to 18 years old), Post-Secondary, Adults

The collection contains work from an SAAM summer session from 2018 inspired by SOB,SOB by Marshall and is centered around the reading of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. It is meant to be a resource for teachers seeking to consider identity critically, incorporate meaningful diversity, and promote the importance of complex representation. #SAAMteach

SOB, SOB

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Meet Kerry James Marshall

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

National Portrait Gallery

Earrings

National Museum of African Art

Marian Anderson

National Portrait Gallery

Marian Anderson

National Portrait Gallery

Poster reading "WE ARE ALL TRAYVON MARTIN!" used at Baltimore protests

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pamphlet, "Where is Democracy?"

National Museum of American History

Walking

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Resting

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bar and Grill

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Employment of Negroes in Agriculture

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Homegoing Book Cover 1

Penguin Random House

Mine Scene

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Mining Scene

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Ground rules. Free throw

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Tusk

National Museum of African Art

Hunting horn

National Museum of African Art

Tusk

National Museum of African Art

Puppet

National Museum of African Art

Untitled

National Museum of African Art

Hallucination

National Museum of African Art

Helmet mask

National Museum of African Art

Composition # 3

National Museum of African Art

Staff

National Museum of African Art

Off My Back

National Museum of African Art

Bowl with figures

National Museum of African Art

Beau Rivage

National Museum of African Art

The Hate U Give

Balzer + Bray an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers

Package of Maxi Light Beauty Soap

National Museum of African American History and Culture

[Vaudeville group in blackface, 4 men, 7 women : photoprint, 1920s.]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Woodcarving of a slave trader with enslaved female

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Factory printed cloth

National Museum of African Art

Factory printed cloth

National Museum of African Art

Factory printed cloth

National Museum of African Art

Factory printed cloth

National Museum of African Art

Fashionable Little Boy at Penn Station, NY

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Factory printed cloth

National Museum of African Art

Untitled

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Hongera Barack Obama

National Museum of African Art

Tintype of a young woman in a striped dress

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Five figurines in the form of caricatured male musicians

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Drum hand-painted depicting caricatures of nine male faces

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Postcard depicting a caricatured boy eating a slice of watermelon

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Coin bank in the form of "Mammy"

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Huey Newton, Black Panther Minister of Defense

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Black and white poster of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci